Saturday 26 February 1966
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Wesley Walls NFL tight end (Carolina Panthers and Jennifer Grant.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra.
In UK These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra was in the top 5 hits.
Harper, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while Those Who Love by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Historias para no dormir.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 February 1966 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Wesley Walls NFL tight end (Carolina Panthers: San Francisco 49ers, New Orleans Saints).
- Jennifer Grant: American actress and noted family, the daughter of actress Dyan Cannon and her husband, actor Cary Grant, the only child resulting from her mom's two and her dad's five marriages.
- Najwa Karam: World Music Singer.
- Garry Conille: Haitian physician and politician 14th Prime Minister of Haiti.
- Marc Fortier: Canadian ice hockey player and coach.
- KBIM TV channel 10 in Roswell, NM (CBS) begins broadcasting
- Apollo Program: Launch of AS-201, the first flight of the Saturn IB rocket
- Vietnam War: The ROK Capital Division of the South Korean Army massacres 380 unarmed civilians in South Vietnam.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Nancy Sinatra - These Boots Are Made For Walkin'
- Lou Christie - Lightnin' Strikes
- Barry Sadler - The Ballad Of The Green Berets
- Stevie Wonder - Uptight (Everything's Alright)
- The Supremes - My World Is Empty Without You
- Petula Clark - My Love
- The Marvelettes - Don't Mess With Bill
- The Mamas and The Papas - California Dreamin'
- Bob Lind - Elusive Butterfly
- The Four Seasons - Working My Way Back To You
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